CentOS 7 was released in June 2014, along with the earlier release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Along with the introduction of the Linux kernel 3.10 in this release, there are other significant updates to the distribution.
The system locale information can be conveniently set and displayed using the
$ localectl status
The output can be seen in the following screenshot:
Similar to the locale information, CentOS 7 includes a simple command to display and manage time and date settings on the host system:
/usr/bin/timedatectl. This really is a godsend to us as administrators; even ...